Lucy joined JHA in 2013 and qualified as an Associate in 2017. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation and commercial disputes. Most notably, she represents investors and sovereigns in several investment treaty disputes before ICSID and other arbitral institutions.

She also advises high net-worth and high-profile individuals and companies from a variety of industries on disputes across several areas including commercial, intellectual property, family and trusts. She also has experience in the negotiation, interpretation and drafting of commercial and other contracts including both commercial and residential leases.

Before becoming an Associate, Lucy undertook various roles within JHA, both as a paralegal and trainee solicitor. During this time, she was involved in a variety of matters including a secondment to an international oil broker where she was involved in a company refinancing, an internal group reorganisation, a high value share purchase agreement and various vessel financings.


Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, 2017


University of Law, London – LLM and LPC, (Distinction)

University of Hertfordshire – LLB, (First Class Honours)


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